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This Week: UBM Canon Presents an Online Event and Conference Dedicated to Emerging Trends in Medical Device Outsourcing/Contract Manufacturing

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon's online event and conference: Emerging Trends in Medical Device Outsourcing/Contract Manufacturing takes place this week on Thursday June 14, 2012, from 11am until 5pm Eastern time. Registration is available here.

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The combined online conference and event will kick-off with a keynote address by Venkat Rajan, Industry Manager of Medical Devices with Frost & Sullivan. The Keynote presentation, New Medical Device Landscape: Adapt or Fade Away, will examine the potential effects of new business models and other healthcare cost-containment pressures, as well as the impending medical device tax, that have forced medical device companies to rethink their long-term strategies and approach to development. Mr. Rajan will also explain what these changing dynamics could mean for long-term stakeholders across the medical device supply chain.

Multiple speaker and chat sessions will follow the keynote address. In the first session, Design Trends in Outsourcing Innovation, Jim Mellor, VP of Marketing & Sales at Lake Region Medical, and John Carey, Vice President of New Business Development for Foliage, will provide insights on best practices for working with contractors on how to yield innovative, next-generation medical devices.

In the second conference session, Medical Device Miniaturization: The Quest for the Incredible Shrinking Parts, micromanufacturing experts Brent Hahn, Senior Sales Engineer for Accumold, and John Whynott, Technical Director for Mikrotech LLC, will discuss such topics as micromolding and micromachining of medical device parts and features.

The final conference session will cover Sourcing Suppliers in China. Industry experts will participate in a roundtable discussion and Q&A on the changing face of China and what it means for medical device OEMs seeking supplier partnerships. Speakers include: John Merritt, Founder of Merritt for Myers Inc.; Todd Dickson, Co-founder and President of Lumenous Device Technologies Inc.; Ames Gross, President of Pacific Bridge Medical; Tez Kurwie, International Sales Director, based in Europe, for Rosti Group; and Karl Stillman, Asia Region Sales Director, based in China, for Rosti Group.

Chat sessions topics include: Advances in Testing, sponsored by Nelson Laboratories Inc., and New Challenges in Medical Packaging.

Event sponsors include Lumenous, Executive Sponsor, and our Exhibiting Sponsors Microspec, Fluortek, and Minnetronix.

To attend, visit the Emerging Trends in Medical Device Outsourcing/Contract Manufacturing registration page.

About UBM Canon

UBM Canon, the leading B2B media company dedicated exclusively to the global $3.0 trillion advanced manufacturing sector, helps support the flow of information, commerce and innovation in such sophisticated segments as medical devices and pharmaceutical development. UBM Canon also addresses cutting-edge developments in broader areas of advanced engineering design and manufacturing, and manufacturing processes and packaging. UBM Canon is part of UBM (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

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CONTACT: Elizabeth Panzica, UBM Canon, Elizabeth.panzica@ubm.com, +1-310-279-0917

Web Site: http://www.ubmcanon.com
 

Posted: June 2012


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